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1959 St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
Nickname:
W-L Record: 71-83 .461
Rank: 7th in National League
Run Differential: 641-725 -84
Manager(s): Solly Hemus
General Manager: Bing Devine
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Ballpark: Sportsman's Park
Attendance: 929,953 11/16
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Harry Walker
Assistant Coach: Ray Katt
Assistant Coach: Johnny Keane
Pitching Coach: Howie Pollet
National League Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8868.564--
8670.5512.0
8371.5394.0
7876.5069.0
7480.48113.0
7480.48113.0
7183.46116.0
6490.41623.0
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    Gary BlaylockSLNSFNL 5-6 vs SFN010000000000000011st career game
    Ernie BroglioSLNSFNL 2-5 vs SFN100000000100000011st career game
    Howie NunnSLNSFNL 2-5 vs SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNLANL 0-5 @LAN000000000000000011st career game
    Alex GrammasSLNCHNW 8-2 @CHN11100140000001204922 sacrifice flies
    Gino CimoliSLNLANL 11-17 vs LAN53330030011000003393 Doubles
    Ken BoyerSLNPHIL 7-8 @PHI52312030000000005803 Triples
    Alex GrammasSLNPHIL 7-8 @PHI5120000000000000500500th career game
    Hal SmithSLNCHNW 11-1 vs CHN42200250000000002762 home runs, 5 RBIs
    Gino CimoliSLNCHNL 9-10 vs CHN62410120001000003484 hits
    Gino CimoliSLNCHNW 8-7 vs CHN44320020000100003494 runs scored
    Gary BlaylockSLNCINW 7-4 vs CIN312001200010000091st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Ernie BroglioSLNPITL 2-7 vs PIT111000100000000051st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Ken BoyerSLNCHNW 3-1 @CHN40200003020000005953 stolen bases
    Lee TateSLNSFNL 4-9 @SFN2110011001000000261st career home run
    Gene OliverSLNPHIL 3-4 @PHI400000000020000011st career game
    Gene OliverSLNPHIL 9-11 @PHI411001300100000021st career hit, 1st career home run, 1st career RBI
    Don BlasingameSLNPHIW 2-0 @PHI3000000001000000500500th career game
    Dick RickettsSLNCINL 2-3 vs CIN300000000010000011st career game
    Charlie O'RourkeSLNPHIW 8-1 vs PHI100000000000000011st career game
    Gene OliverSLNPHIW 5-2 vs PHI4010000100000001111st career stolen base
    Marshall BridgesSLNPHIW 10-4 vs PHI201000000100000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Marshall BridgesSLNPITL 8-10 vs PIT211100100000000021st career RBI
    Stan MusialSLNCINL 6-7 @CIN423002300000000011432 home runs
    Marshall BridgesSLNCINW 9-7 @CIN211001200000000031st career home run
    Gino CimoliSLNCINW 11-8 @CIN32312051010000103905 RBIs, 5 Triples
    Dick RickettsSLNCINW 11-8 @CIN301000000010010031st career hit
    Wally ShannonSLNPHIL 0-11 @PHI100000000000000011st career game
    Alex GrammasSLNPHIW 4-3 @PHI10000000040010005414 walks
    Wally ShannonSLNPITW 8-6 @PIT211000000000000021st career hit
    Joe CunninghamSLNCINW 6-5 vs CIN62401020000000003954 hits
    Bill WhiteSLNMLNW 6-5 vs MLN51400020000000002254 hits
    Don BlasingameSLNMLNW 9-5 vs MLN52400000001000005374 hits
    Wally ShannonSLNSFNL 1-5 @SFN202000100000000081st career RBI
    Bob MillerSLNPHIW 4-3 vs PHI302000100010000081st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Bob GibsonSLNPHIW 5-4 vs PHI311100000000000091st career hit
    Bob DulibaSLNSFNL 4-5 vs SFN000000000000000011st career game
    Curt FloodSLNSFNL 4-5 vs SFN51400000000000002094 hits
    Ken BoyerSLNLANL 6-7 vs LAN4120011001000000663100th career home run
    Joe CunninghamSLNMLNW 5-4 vs MLN53411000001000004344 hits
    Duke CarmelSLNCHNL 1-2 @CHN300000000010000011st career game
    Tim McCarverSLNCHNL 1-2 @CHN400000000000000011st career game
    Duke CarmelSLNCHNW 6-4 @CHN411000200000000021st career hit, 1st career RBI
    Bob GibsonSLNCHNW 6-4 @CHN4021001000200000201st career RBI
    Tom HughesSLNCHNL 0-8 @CHN100000000010000011st career game
    Tim McCarverSLNCHNL 0-8 @CHN301000000000000031st career hit
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Ernie BroglioSLNSFNL 2-5 vs SFNL 653306410027000--10-11st career game
    Howie NunnSLNSFNL 2-5 vs SFN 12220220007000--10-01st career game
    Bob GibsonSLNLANL 0-5 @LAN 2222100000830181260%10-01st career game
    Gary BlaylockSLNLANL 6-7 @LAN 200000200061813572%10-01st career game
    Gary BlaylockSLNPITW 3-1 @PITW 631102200023000--51-11st career win
    Lindy McDanielSLNPITW 3-1 @PITSv 310000400010000--10328-251st career save
    Howie NunnSLNPHIW 8-7 @PHIW 10000010003000--91-11st career win
    Bill SmithSLNCINW 7-4 vs CINSv 2.11000010008000--50-11st career save
    Vinegar Bend MizellSLNPHIW 8-2 vs PHIWCG9420011000033000--14652-5310 Strikeouts
    Larry JacksonSLNCINW 7-0 vs CINWSHO980001600033000--18741-41Complete game/Shutout
    Dick RickettsSLNCINL 2-3 vs CINL 7.173306600034000--10-11st career game
    Ernie BroglioSLNPHIW 5-2 vs PHIW 7102213400033000--121-51st career win
    Marshall BridgesSLNPHIW 10-4 vs PHIW 5.151102600023000--11-01st career win, 1st career game
    Dick RickettsSLNCINW 11-8 @CINW 6.285512400030000--31-21st career win
    Gary BlaylockSLNLANL 0-4 vs LAN 231100410093224875%184-4Threw 75% strikes
    Marshall BridgesSLNMLNW 9-5 vs MLNSv 232221000010000--114-11st career save
    Ernie BroglioSLNCHNW 2-0 vs CHNWSHO990002710038000--204-6Complete game/Shutout
    Bob GibsonSLNCINW 1-0 @CINW 980003200037000--41-01st career win
    Ernie BroglioSLNPITW 3-0 vs PITWSHO940001600033000--236-6Complete game/Shutout
    Bob MillerSLNPHIW 4-3 vs PHIWCG983304300037000--61-01st career win
    Larry JacksonSLNSFNL 2-3 vs SFNL 8.183306600038000--20044-46200th career game
    Bob DulibaSLNSFNL 4-5 vs SFN 22000010008000--10-01st career game
    Bob DulibaSLNCINW 7-3 vs CINSv 31000030009000--60-01st career save
    Bob GibsonSLNCHNW 6-4 @CHNW 9643141000036000--122-510 Strikeouts
    Tom HughesSLNCHNL 0-8 @CHNL 2.255322100016000--10-11st career game


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